Fun and easy Halloween buckets
Image by: Nancy Falconi
Bucket (such as ice cream container, plastic pail)
Black and orange pipe cleaners
Black and orange construction or tissue paper
Black acrylic paint
Assorted decorations (trims, ribbon, pompoms, lace, beads)
You can see a larger image of the buckets here!
1. Working on protected surface, paint twigs and artificial leaves black. Let dry.
2. Cut construction or tissue paper to fit around bucket; glue in place. Cut out decorative shapes from contrasting colour. Glue twigs, leaves and assorted decorations onto buckets as desired.
3. Poke holes in opposite sides of bucket. Thread pipe cleaner through holes, twisting ends to secure handles.
Designer's note: To add a funky paper fringe, glue a 5 cm (2 inch) piece of construction paper around top edge of bucket. Cut strips all around bucket; using scissors or pencil, curl strips slightly.
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